Viewer release summaries: week 43

Updates for the week ending: Sunday October 26th, 2014

This summary is published every Monday and is a list of SL viewer / client releases (official and TPV) made during the previous week. When reading it, please note:

  • It is based on my Current Viewer Releases Page, a list of all Second Life viewers and clients that are in popular use (and of which I am aware), and which are recognised as adhering to the TPV Policy. This page includes comprehensive links to download pages, blog notes, release notes, etc., as well as links to any / all reviews of specific viewers / clients made within this blog
  • By its nature, this summary presented here will always be in arrears, please refer to the Current Viewer Release Page for more up-to-date information

Official LL Viewers

  • Current Release version, released on October 20th (formerly the Browser Fix RC viewer – core updates: SSL 3.0 removal from internal browser due to the POODLE vulnerability (release notes)
  • Release channel cohorts (See my notes on manually installing RC viewer versions if you wish to install any release candidate(s) yourself):
    • HTTP Pipelining RC viewer updated to version on October 24th – core updates: Pipelined HTTP Operations for Mesh and Texture Fetches; Inventory fetch Improvements  (download and release notes)
    • Benchmark viewer updated to RC with version on October 24th  – removes reliance on the GPU table for determining the viewer’s initial graphics settings (download and release notes)
  • Project viewers:
    • No updates.

LL Viewer Resources

Third-party Viewers


  • No updates.


  • Cool Viewer Stable Branch updated to version and Cool Viewer Legacy Branch updated to version, both on October 25th – core updates: please refer to the release notes.

Mobile / Other Clients

  • No updates.

Additional TPV Resources

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